Repsol ‘primarily responsible’ for January oil spill, parliamentary report says

Cleanup crews on Pocitos beach contaminated by an oil spill, in Ancon, Peru, February 15, 2022. MARTIN MEJIA / AP “An ecological crime” and one “attack on humanity”. It is with these words that the conclusions of the report of the parliamentary commission in charge of investigating the causes of the oil spill which occurred … Read more

Energy crisis: end of the watering can principle – Habeck supports Lindner’s position

Dhe Prime Ministers of the East German states are demanding comprehensive aid commitments from the federal government in order to compensate for the hardships for citizens and companies caused by rising prices, especially in the energy sector. As a result of the oil embargo against Russia currently being discussed as a reaction to the attack … Read more

High fuel prices: Habeck wants to tighten antitrust laws and confiscate profits from mineral oil companies

Deutschland High fuel prices Habeck wants to tighten antitrust laws and confiscate profits from mineral oil companies As of 12:27 p.m | Reading time: 2 minutes Tax crisis and war profits more heavily? Fuel companies profit from Ukraine war. That is why the SPD and the Greens are calling for an “excess profit tax”. In … Read more

“By deciding to cut Russian oil imports by boat, the European Union will deprive Moscow of nine tenths of its nearest market”

A tanker flying the Liberian flag transfers Russian oil off Karystos, Greece, May 29, 2022. ANGELOS TZORTZINIS / AFP Estrange rendezvous in the middle of the North Atlantic. On May 26, 300 miles from the small island of Madeira, the Aframax-class supertanker Zhen-1flying the flag of Palau, is approaching her big brother, the Lauren-II, a … Read more

EU summit agrees on “Embargo Light” – noise behind the scenes about the Putin pipeline – politics abroad

The EU countries have agreed on a compromise in the dispute over the planned oil embargo against Russia. More than two-thirds of Russian oil deliveries to the EU are said to be affected by the import ban, said EU Council President Charles Michel (46) at the end of the first day of a special EU … Read more

Europe seeks to agree embargo on Russian oil

Residents of Severodonetsk tell how they live under the shelling 3:46 (CNN Spanish) — The Ukrainian army reported that it has advanced its counteroffensive in the south of the country and continues its efforts to contain the advance of Russian troops in the eastern Donbas region. Meanwhile, Russian pressure on Severodonetsk continues. Meanwhile, the European … Read more

Gulf countries benefit from soaring oil prices

Tankers line up in front of a storage tank of the Aramco oil tanker in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, March 21, 2021. AMR NABIL/AP/SIPA Goodbye oil! Soon, electric cars will come out of Saudi Arabia. The American manufacturer Lucid Motors, which counts among its shareholders the Saudi sovereign wealth fund Public Investment Fund, announced at the … Read more

Energy, transport, petrochemicals… The challenges of “zero oil”

By Adrien Pecout Posted today at 3:45 p.m. Reserved for our subscribers InvestigationConsidering the post-oil era implies a technological, economic and societal upheaval. The key to this energy transition is in the hands of governments, which will have to arbitrate between responding to the climate emergency and maintaining purchasing power. Can humanity do without “black … Read more